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Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by What Does It Cost?, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 3932 Views

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Bridging the digital divide

Computers and mobile devices are turning into a staple school supply for kids in the Bay Area. The new requirement for all...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 4710 Views

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2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cupertino Gossip, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3127 Views

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Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2859 Views

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Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Celia Bella, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3600 Views

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$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2575 Views

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Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 6294 Views

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Update: City Council candidate forums

October will be a busy month for City Council candidate forums, including a new one this election year organized by Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 2134 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Susanne, on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 2231 Views

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Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2861 Views

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Inclement weather prompts warning on hazardous conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 3043 Views

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Eighth straight Spare the Air alert for Friday

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, which is nearing last year's record of 11...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nothing wrong with the air quality, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 3013 Views

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Guest opinion: City will regret light rail station decision

Looking back on the year 2014 we have seen many challenges in the areas of traffic and transportation. One of the most unfortunate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by Blue Beard, on Jan 13, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views

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Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 4236 Views

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Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4242 Views

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Townhouse fire displaces four people

A two-alarm fire at a Mountain View townhouse Monday night resulted in one minor injury and left four people displaced....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Susan Slater, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 9639 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 2808 Views

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A superintendent's resignation. Honestly?

It has become the rule rather than the exception: City manager or executive director or superintendent of schools "resigns"...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views

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Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County

Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3112 Views

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Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3086 Views
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